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$15 to $30

4308 Daily Wine Picks found in this category.
Jun. 21, 2006
AU BON CLIMAT Chardonnay Santa Barbara County 2004
88 points, $20
Chablis-like in structure. Tight, with a firm band of earthy citrus, lime and green apple flavors that turn crisp and refreshing, with a flinty aftertaste. Drink now through 2009. 6,800 cases made. —James Laube
Jun. 20, 2006
CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Canoe Ridge Estate 2003
90 points, $22
This one has welcome subtlety, keeping its layers of blackberry, cherry, black olive and toasty oak flavors in reserve to emerge one by one as the finish sails on. Not a big wine, but has impressive depth and length. Tannins are nicely submerged. Best fro —Harvey Steiman
Jun. 19, 2006
FERRARI-CARANO Chardonnay Alexander Valley 2004
90 points, $28
Offers a lively beam of rich fruit supported by crisp acidity and layers of pear, apple, nutmeg and hazelnut flavors that are intense and concentrated, gaining richness on a long, firm finish. Drink now through 2009. 55,000 cases made. —James Laube
Jun. 17, 2006
CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE Riesling Columbia Valley Indian Wells 2005
89 points, $17
Soft and elegant, with lovely peach, pineapple and lemon flavors mingling enticingly as the finish lingers, echoing the fruit and a touch of mineral. Drink now through 2010. 10,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Jun. 16, 2006
SBRAGIA FAMILY Chardonnay Dry Creek Valley Home Ranch 2004
92 points, $25
A bold, opulent style, uncharacteristically complex and distinctive for this appellation. Layers of rich fig, apricot, pear and melon are deep and perfumed, finishing with a long, detailed aftertaste that showcases the wine's depth of flavor while maintai —James Laube
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